Toyota

Top 5 Superbowl Car Adverts of 2017

Toyota The annual American football Super Bowl has come and gone and with it some fine examples of advertising. Here are this year's 5 best car adverts. The Super Bowl is America's biggest sporting event and the advertising real estate around the game is estimated to be some of the mos [...]

New Car Sales Summary for January 2017

NewVWPoloVivo New car sales in South Africa reflected a positive start to 2017, but tough times lie ahead for the local automotive industry. Take a look at this new car sales summary for more insight… The South African automotive industry has been under severe pressure over the last year and another [...]

Extended Test: Toyota Fortuner 2.8 GD-6 4x4 Automatic (2017)

Fortunermain 2 Seemingly under fire from rivals such as the Ford Everest, refreshed Chevrolet Trailblazer, Land Rover Discovery Sport and soon, the upcoming Mitsubishi Pajero Sport, the Toyota Fortuner continues to be the king of the lifestyle SUVs – as far as the sales charts are concerned. We covere [...]

Toyota/Lexus: New Cars Coming to SA in 2017

Lexus LCfront Toyota and its luxury brand, Lexus, are introducing a number of exciting products to market in 2017. Here’s what you can expect from them this year… Toyota products are hugely popular in South Africa and models such as the Hilux, Fortuner, Corolla, RAV4 and Etios sell consistently [...]

SA Top 40 of 2016: Best Sellers

Ranger22 Want to know which cars and bakkies people actually buy most in South Africa? These are the 40 best-selling vehicles of 2016, as sold by dealers.  While it is interesting to look at the sales figures released by NAAMSA every month, things get even more intriguing when you dig dee [...]

Locally-developed Etios RSi project – an inside look

20Medium 10 Toyota has a proud history of performance models, both locally and internationally, but of late the Japenese marque's offerings have been a little lacklustre, especially in terms of the hot hatchback genre. We meet someone who wants to change that by introducing a locally-developed product in [...]

Toyota Corolla facelift (2017) Specs & Prices

Corolla3 The facelifted Toyota Corolla is now available in South Africa. Although it does not incorporate major technical or mechanical upgrades, Toyota’s top-selling sedan sports a much more distinctive front end, which ties in with the progressive styling of its C-HR compact family car sibling, and [...]

Toyota Corolla (2017) First Drive

Toyotacorolladrive More than 1 million Corollas have been produced and sold in South Africa. A perennial bestseller, Toyota's family car faces stiff competition from other segments and rival products… Has it kept up with the times? It’s crazy to think that the Corolla nameplate is 50 years old th [...]

Winners of Cars.co.za Consumer Awards – powered by WesBank

CarsAwardsPressReleaseLead The 2016/17 Cars.co.za Consumer Awards programme – powered by WesBank ­– concluded with the announcement of the thirteen best-considered new purchases in their respective categories of the South African new vehicle market, as well as the overall Brand of the Year, on 19 January 201 [...]

Toyota Yaris facelift (2017) in SA soon

Viz1 The most notable aspect of the Geneva Show-bound, WRC-inspired Toyota Yaris hot hatch, which was recently revealed, is that it sets the scene for the arrival of the facelifted Yaris range in South Africa during the second quarter of 2017. Here are the details...     [...]